NATIONAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Household mixing indoors from Monday & Labour’s cabinet reshuffle
The Prime Minister has confirmed that from next Monday the 17th May, up to six people or two households will be able to meet indoors. Speaking at the Downing Street press conference, Boris Johnson said indoor hospitality can reopen, and that loved ones could hug. Wales is due to follow the same path too.
Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has reshuffled his shadow cabinet following disappointing council election results across England. Anneliese Dodds has been sacked as Shadow Chancellor and replaced by Rachel Reeves, whilst Deputy Leader Angela Rayner becomes Shadow to Michael Gove in the Cabinet Office.
A a baby whale stranded in the Thames broke free from rescuers after a major assistance operation. The 4 metre long minke became lodged on a lock's boat rollers and after being towed upstream it wiggled its way out of the rescue cradle.
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